Fred Bear’s Last Campfire

Fred Bear’s Last Campfire

Quality is always deeper than meets the eye. People are that way too. Once in a while I meet someone who strikes me as deep. Most of these people are both personable and authentic. As a side trait most of these quality people make you part of their story.

Making the Book: Part II

Making the Book: Part II

Bowhunters often speak wistfully of taking animals that end up “Making the book.” In part II M.R. covers ‘The Book’, when it was started, the evolution and the great bowhunters who made it happen. Want to make ‘The Book’? Yeah, we all dream of doing just that.

Compounding a Problem

Compounding a Problem

The January Archery Trade Association Show, where the industry’s manufacturers unveiled their latest products and take orders from dealers revealed a less-than- positive consensus that “significant problems exist” in the archery business. Is the compound bow to blame?

Fred Bear Showed Me How

Fred Bear Showed Me How

Fred Bear knew that the average American deer hunter would be intrigued by the increased challenge of closerange bowhunting, and his advertisement campaign throttled an entire industry.

One More Deer Season

One More Deer Season

For most bowhunters the drive is to put a good animal on the ground. Add to the trophy room, the count and the freezer. For some it’s not the quantity but the quality of the trophy and for even less, it’s passing on the shot.